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Citizens are planning a rally tomorrow at Rossville City Hall.  The event is called “Rally for Rossville Athletic Association.  It’s starts at 2pm tomorrow and runs until 8pm at City Hall on McFarland Avenue.  The event is put on by those upset over Rossville halting play of youth sports by the Athletic Association.  The city says that facility was not properly insured and the city would be liable for any injuries.
An update on a story from earlier this week.  The Lookout Mountain man facing federal charges for allegedly transporting minors across state lines for sex will not be extradited to Alabama for state charges.  James Coleman Thompson was supposed to appear before a judge on Monday for an extradition hearing, but it was taken off the docket.  Thompson is now in federal custody without bond until his trial, which is scheduled to begin August 12.  If you are a victim or know someone who is, you’re asked to call the FBI’s Chattanooga office.
 If you’ve ever thought about running for public office but aren’t sure how to get started, the State of Georgia is hosting a class next week in Dalton that will answer some of your questions.  The State Ethics Commission will host a free training session for candidates and elected officials on June 18th that will cover the how to file important forms with election officials, the basics of campaign finance laws, and more.  The class will be held from 10:00 until 12:00 pm at the Whitfield County Courthouse.
Seven felony arrests in Walker County on Tuesday.  Among those arrested, one faces drug charges.  46-year-old James Robert Taylor was booked on felony probation violation and possession of meth.